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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Hepatitis, HIV, etc.: The usual tests done on plasma donations include: blood hemoglobin/hematocrit, plasma total protein, protein electrophoresis, hepatitis a/b/c, HIV 1/ ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Ramirez
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Blood test: Usually doctors will start with getting a history. There is more to gluten sensitivity than just "stomach problems". Then they might order a blood t ... Read More
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Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Bloodwork + sonogram: To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular periods 2. Clinical signs like acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type h ... Read More
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Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Ultrasound: First test is usually an echocardiogram, which is a simple, office based ultrasound of the heart. If a more detailed look is needed, an echo done th ... Read More
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Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Weight loss: Pain and weight loss deserve a good history and physical. That is, an evaluation is warranted urgently - soon - but an emergency room/hospital might ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Specific tests: There is one screening and one specific test for mono. Regular blood tests would not reveal it. Visit this site for info: https://www.mayoclinic.org/d ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Watridge
45 years experience Neurosurgery
Unsure: Pituitary tumors can be found1. Incidentally - causing no symptoms, 2. Function inning - producing an abnormal amount of a hormone, 3. Low pituitary f ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Ramkaransingh
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Causes....: Chronic ankle pain can be caused by either acute or chronic trauma. It can also be caused by bone, joint or soft tissue injury and arthritis. Your doc ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No such thing: They check for specific autoantibodies associated with celiac disease, usually the endomysial antibody.

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